2016 Happening List Hall of Fame: Men’s Club Barbershop

Men's Club Barbershop 7617 Ridge Ave Philadelphia, PA 19128 (215) 483-1831 Winner: Man Grooming An olde fashioned barber shop owned and operated by local barbers. The Men's Club Barberbshop offers mens and boys haircuts, straight razor shaves, beard trims, at reasonable prices. Come support your local businesses. Parking in rear… As an added convenience to [...]

The ‘Wheel’ Deal: Manayunk Woman WINS Wheel of Fortune!

When it comes to Wheel of Fortune, Emily Johnson is the 'wheel' deal. The Manayunk resident, who is the assistant dean of students at Moore College of Art and Design, won her episode of Wheel of Fortune, which aired on Friday, May 20, during WOF's "Philadelphia Week." Johnson, a lifelong fan of the show, won [...]

‘I’d Like to Buy a Vowel’: Manayunk Resident Featured on Wheel of Fortune’s ‘Philadelphia Week’

Manayunk-resident Emily Johnson makes her TV debut on Friday. Johnson, the assistant dean of students at Moore College of Art and Design, will be featured on the last episode of Wheel of Fortune’s “Philadelphia Week,” part of its “Great American Cities” campaign. Wheel of Fortune recruited 15 locals to compete on the show throughout the [...]

Five Reasons to Love Philadelphia’s Night Market

Thursday, May 12, marks the start of Philadelphia's Night Market season. Night Market is a seasonal celebration of street food, music, culture, and community held in various neighborhoods throughout the city.  Thursday's Night Market will run from 6 -10 p.m.  in Roxborough. The Callowhill neighborhood will host the event on June 23,  West Philly will host [...]

Home is Where the Heart Is: Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia Building Hope Luncheon Recap

Yesterday, Tuesday, April 26, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia celebrated 30 years of building and repairing homes in Philadelphia at its annual Building HOPE Luncheon. The Pennsylvania Convention Center Ballroom hosted 1,047 supporters for the event that raised $396,032 for the organization's mission to build and repair homes for local families in need. The luncheon featured [...]

Liquid Tax Relief…Shaken, not Stirred

If there's ever a time that you need a cool, refreshing drink, it's on tax day. This year, tax day also happens to fall on a Monday, which gives you a second reason to mix up a drink. Below are three tasty tax-day drinks to mix up after work today to alleviate your stress. With both taxes and Monday [...]

6 Delicious Reasons to Love Manayunk’s Restaurant Week

It's that time of year again in Manayunk: Restaurant week! Through Friday, April 22, you can enjoy delectable three course meals from restaurants in Manayunk at the pricepoints of $15, $25, and $35. Here are six delicious reasons to go out on the town and delight in restaurant week (as if you really needed reasons!): 1.) For [...]

A ‘Fortune’ate Experience: Manayunk Woman Competes on Wheel of Fortune

  Emily Johnson got to spin the wheel of fortune yesterday. How she did, we can't reveal--yet--but the Manayunk resident and assistant dean of students at Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, enjoyed her experience as a contestant at the taping of  Wheel of Fortune in Culver City, CA. Johnson, a life-long WOF fan, [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Watch This Weekend’s NCAA Men’s Eastern Regional Final at The Wells Fargo Center

March Madness comes to the City of Brotherly Love this weekend as The Wells Fargo Center hosts the NCAA Men's Eastern Regional. The winners of Friday's games advance to Sunday's Eastern Regional Final. Sunday's winner will advance to the Final Four in Houston, Tx. on Saturday, April 2. This weekend's games mark the 28th time Philadelphia has [...]

Crowning Achievement: A Conversation with Holly Harrar, the Newly-Crowned Miss Philadelphia

Holly Harrar, 22, of Pottstown (center) was crowed Miss Philadelphia February 27 at Drexel University. Holly Harrar wants to be startin’ something. The 22-year-old Pottstown native and Shippensburg University senior took home the crown in the Miss Philadelphia pageant on Feb. 27 at Drexel University. For the talent portion of the competition, Harrar chose to [...]